Showing posts with label Pope. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pope. Show all posts

March 3, 2011

Pope: Finally, Jews Not Responsible For The Death Of Jesus

Finally, I can let go of all the guilt I've carried all my life. The monkey is off my back. I can sleep at night now.

I have a feeling that the Pope's revelation is a disappointment to many Catholics. They might be questioning his fallibility now. Actually, I think there are enough pissed Catholics already who hate the idea that the Vatican accepts evolution.

In fact, if the Vatican/Pope goes one step further and admits there is no evidence for God, I will be close to seeing eye to eye with them...well, with the exception of them turning a blind eye to child molesting clergy.

I guess it would be too much to ask that they also admit that Jesus was most likely a myth and that there is absolutely no contemporary evidence for his historical existence. Nah, maybe in a few hundred years. Not just yet.

But getting back to the Jews killing Jesus. I think that is the message the bible writers at the time wanted to get out. If I'm correct and the bible was written during a time where the early Christians and sun worshipers were looking to merge maybe 200-300ish AD, it wasn't a good idea to piss off the Romans and make them the culprits in Fairy Tale Jesus' death.

The Jews, the ones who wouldn't convert to Christianity were the best damn scapegoat going.

So basically, the Pope is now reinterpreting the New Testament because he is a progressive.

I think the end result of this is a good thing. But it doesn't take away from all those quotes in the NT blaming the Jews collectively, and not just a few decision making Jews.

April 4, 2010

Rant About Pedophile Priests And Catholic Apologists

Seriously, does anyone think the Catholic Church is doing themselves a favor by hiding their pedophile problem, blaming homosexuality for pedophile Priests behavior, or calling the attack on the Catholic Church, because of the way it has dealt with pedophiles, persecution?

I have to think that any organization that requires their leaders to be celibate, is asking for people with severe mental problems. Humans are animals, with an innate urge to screw. Those who don't have that urge have a physical problem (usually only happens to the elders of our species), and those who choose to pretend they don't have the urge, are in probably most cases, fighting inner demons and in the very least, are messed up psychologically (usually by some lousy life experience(s)).

I am of the belief that those who choose to be Catholic priests, in most cases (probably not all cases) are either guilted homosexuals or guys who are attracted to young boys (pedophiles) who think that loving God and being an agent for God will divert them from their desires, and maybe even God will pitch in an take their sick thoughts away.

Since there is no God, their sick thoughts will not be taken away by joining the Priesthood.

I don't think that one becomes a Priest so they can hang with altar boys. I think the pedophiles who decide to become Priests sincerely think their urge will go away thanks to the Church and God. God does have a lot to do with it, or you would see pedophiles choose to becomes teachers instead.

I think the real predator deviant pedophile is more likely to become a Boy Scout leader. And there have been cases of pedophiles becoming hockey coaches as well, though that is rare.
The teaching profession doesn't seem to attract pedophiles, or at least they are good about fighting their urges or you the papers would be full of pedophile news. The fact is that to teach requires a career decision that has nothing to do with God helping you, and it isn't a voluntary position either.

The Pope's Preacher Compared The Accusations Against The Pope and The Catholic Church To The Collective Violence Suffered By Jews Throughout History

There is so much wrong about this, I don't know where to start. It is kind of like Hitler saying attacking him for the Holocaust is akin to the attacks on Jews throughout history.

Jews were persecuted as scapegoats, as Christ killers, and as non acceptors of Christ. None of those reasons were acceptable or justifiable reasons to inflict hardship, expulsion or death. The Catholic Church has a proven record of hiding incidents of pedophilia and even condoning it by moving predators from one jurisdiction to another.

Then you get Bill O'Donohue, the spokesman for Catholics in the USA, stating that it wasn't pedophilia but homosexuality to blame for Catholic molestation incidents. Why? Because 12 and 13 year old boys are post pubescent (they have pubic hair....and gooing in a Priest's mouth, but Bill didn't get that graphic).

Here is the exchange on Larry King:

First off, 12 and 13 year old kids, are kids, they look like kids too. If this was in fact homosexuality, why aren't we hearing about Priests molesting 20 year olds or 30 year olds? Or even 40 year olds?

Secondly, pedophiles, generally are not interested in adults, so to blur the issue by calling them homosexuals, is a slap in the face to homosexuals:

...empirical research does not show that gay or bisexual men are any more likely than heterosexual men to molest children. This is not to argue that homosexual and bisexual men never molest children. But there is no scientific basis for asserting that they are more likely than heterosexual men to do so....many child molesters cannot be characterized as having an adult sexual orientation at all; they are fixated on children....

Now For The Truth About The Catholic Church (Louis CK Does A 60 Minutes Like Investigation):